66-year-old cyclist fatally struck in Avon Lake, driver charged after fleeing the scene

66-year-old cyclist fatally struck in Avon Lake, driver charged after fleeing the scene
Sharan A. Carr (Source: Avon Lake Police)

AVON LAKE, Ohio (WOIO) - Avon Lake police released the name of the cyclist who was struck and killed
on June 6 while riding his bike.

Richard “Randy” Knilans died from his injuries sustained in the crash after being transported by Life Flight, according to police.

Police said the man was cycling on Lake Road just west of Miller Road on Thursday, June 6, when he was hit by a car that fled the scene at about 9:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

66-year-old cyclist struck in Avon Lake, driver leaves the scene

Responding officers reportedly found the man on the sidewalk.

His name is being withheld by the Avon Lake Police Department as a courtesy to family members who have yet to be notified.

Sheffield Lake Police located the suspect and apprehended her.

Avon Lake Police identified the driver as 64-year-old Sharan A. Carr of Sheffield Lake.

Sharan A. Carr (Source: Avon Lake Police)
Sharan A. Carr (Source: Avon Lake Police) (Source: Avon Lake Police)

Carr has been formally charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, hit skip, reasonable control, and operating a vehicle under the influence.

Carr appeared in Avon Lake Municipal Court this afternoon where her bond was set at $100,000.

Her preliminary hearing is set for June 13 at 10 a.m.

Cyclist hit-and-run 6/7/2019

Another cyclist was struck in a hit-and-run incident last night in Avon Lake. Kendall Forward has the latest from the scene: https://bit.ly/2QSxDDR

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Friday, June 7, 2019

In the wake of this tragedy, the Avon Lake Police Department sent out an important reminder for all drivers:

Source: Avon Lake Police Department
Source: Avon Lake Police Department (Source: Avon Lake Police Department)

As 19 News gets more information from the Avon Lake Police Department we will update the story.

66-year-old cyclist fatally struck in Avon Lake, driver charged after fleeing the scene
66-year-old cyclist fatally struck in Avon Lake, driver charged after fleeing the scene (Source: WOIO)

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